Prospective comparison of local, spinal, and general types of anaesthesia regarding oxidative stress following Lichtenstein hernia repair.

@article{Kulaolu2007ProspectiveCO,
  title={Prospective comparison of local, spinal, and general types of anaesthesia regarding oxidative stress following Lichtenstein hernia repair.},
  author={Hakan Kulaçoğlu and Mustafa Kemal Ozdogan and Ahmet Gurer and Eren P Ersoy and A Onder Devay and S Duygulu Devay and Ozlem Gulbahar and S Gogkus},
  journal={Bratislavske lekarske listy},
  year={2007},
  volume={108 8},
  pages={335-9}
}
As a tension-free repair technique, Lichtenstein operation has gained great popularity worldwide during the last decade. Expert centres do this technique using local anaesthesia in nearly 95 % of cases. However, general anaesthesia is used in many hospitals, while regional anaesthesia is preferred in some centres. To date, no study has compared different types of anesthesia in respect of inflammatory response and oxidative stress specifically. The objective of this prospective study was to… CONTINUE READING

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